Saturday, October 6, 2012

World Card Making Day! Bloghop

Today is World Card Making Day!!! You didn't know??? Well it is! And you have a full 24 hours to get your crafting on, and share it with the world. This year, I've linked up with an incredible organization, Operation Write Home! They collect hand made cards to distribute to our deployed troops!!!! It's a huge morale boost for them to be able to send quality cards back home to loved ones. Would you like to know more? Just click on the above graphic for a direct link. YOU can make a difference!!!!!

For this bloghop, we were asked to pick an OWH sketch of our choice and make a card using it. We were also asked to make it a Christmas or winter theme. The sketch I chose:

My card for this hop:
Closeup of the tree

Recipe:
Stamps:  Evergreen, Mixed Medley
Paper: Lucky Limeade, Very Vanilla, Festival of Prints DSP, speckled vellum
Ink: Black Stazon, Lucky Limeade, Cherry Cobbler
Accessories: Cherry Cobbler brads, Cherry Cobbler seam binding, mini glue dots, dimensionals, 3/4" circle punch, 1 1/4" scalloped circle punch

To see the hundreds of amazing cards made for this hop, click on the Blog Hop link at the top of this post! Crafters from around the world are linking up in support of our service men and women!!! If you didn't get a chance to participate in the hop, but would still like to contribute hand made cards, please read all the great info and directions on the Operation Write Home website!

49 comments:

JDaniel4's Mom said...

The tree is so pretty! What a message it contains.

madamewong said...

Love the mix of papers used on this card.

heather said...

Gorgeous stamp image, terrific mix of decorative papers but I like the folded ribbon bow the most. Thanks for sharing =)

Karen (karey2005) said...

Very cute card! Love all the patterns and color. And thank you for the comment you left on my "candy" post about my son joining the Army. It touched me.

Cherie said...

I love that tree! Combined with those pretty papers, your card is so pretty.

Pamela said...

Love this card!! Great job!! :)

Donna Nuce said...

Hi Jeannie! I love that background paper on your card. It looks woven. Your blog is very cute too. From one fellow service member to another -- Thank you for your service!

Sarah said...

What a wonderful card! Thank you so much for your service and thank you for supporting OWH!

Ellen said...

Beautiful Christmas card. I love the sentiment in the tree.

KellyRae said...

The mix of papers is fabulous Jeannie - love the folded ribbon under your sentiment. Happy WCMD!

Rita said...

I knew it because I get emails from the local craft shop here in town. Nice card! And what a wonderful organization, too! Happy Saturday and happy crafting! :)

Operation Write Home said...

What a wonderful tree!
Happy World Cardmaking Day!
Sandy, OWH President

Nancy said...

I love your card! It has such a nice vintage feel! Beautiful design!

Tammy said...

Your card is beautiful! I love that tree!!

Pat said...

Love the tree with sentiment inside.

Paula S. said...

Great card! The image combined with the text is a real attention getter and I really like the clever way you added the ribbon below the sentiment too. Thanks for hopin with us today!

Paula S.
OWH Blog Team

re-smile said...

What a pretty card - thanks for sharing! And thanks for your sweet words on my blog. Happy hoppin'!
Smiles, Heather

Renee said...

First off , the colors are pretty and I love how you stamped the words in the tree! I like you ribbon with the sentiment also. You can tell you put a lot of work into this :)

Julie said...

Great job with this sketch, Jeannie! I love how you did the ribbon under the sentiment and that tree image is just beautiful. Thanks for being part of our hop today! ~ Julie, OWH Blog Team :)

pinky said...

What a beautiful Christmas card Jeannie. I love your take on that sketch.

Marybeth said...

Your Silent Night Christmas tree is beautiful! I love the beautiful bright background papers you chose fort this card.

Marilyn Young said...

You have inspired me to use my Evergreen set. I think Silent Night is my favorite Christmas Carol. I am an Air Force Mother-in-law, and I love making cards for the troops.

Sharon said...

This is a beautiful use of bright colors to create a wonderful card!

Misty said...

Is that a REAL ribbon? WOW, the whole card pops!
Hummer Hugs,
Misty
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http://deliteful-alpha-sets.blogspot.com/
hummingbird204 at comcast dot net

Linda said...

Wow...what a great mix of papers, image and sentiment. Great job...love all the visual pop! tfs!!!

Regina said...

Yet another amazing card!! I love it all but the tree..OH MY...I love the tree and the message.

Hugs,
Regi

Ronda Archangelo said...

Love your card and the interpretation of the sketch. Cool stamp too!

KindleLover said...

I really like the stamps you used. I am going to add them to my wish list.

Barb said...

lovely card-loved the stamp

Michele from MS said...

Oh so pretty! I love the ornament/lattice looking background paper, the tree is amazingly gorgeous not to have any bling and the ribbon and brads are the perfect elements to bring it all together! Great card! TFS

Donna Nuce said...

Thanks so much for the comments on my blog.

Gita said...

Queen of Effing Everything!!!! Love it!!! :-) Pretty card -- nice festive colors.

Stacy B said...

Love your beautiful card! Thanks for hopping along with us today.

Dixie Cochran said...

Jeannie, your card is lovely! You added so many clever elements to showcase your tree and sentiment. Super!

Mom of 12 said...

I'm not much of a crafter but I love looking at what other people do.
Such fun projects!
Sandy

Lee Mae said...

Beautiful card, lovely papers, and the tree is awesome! Great job!

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Awesome take on the sketch. I love the papers. TFS AJ-

Jen said...

This is gorgeous! Love the tree and your bow!

teresa said...

Beautiful card !

Sandy Trefger said...

Love the word/verse tree and those papers are perfect for a Christmas card!
~sandy
visit my blog @ sandy's crafty creations

Donna Inks said...

Beautiful card! Love the stamp set and great use of the sketch!

Nancy M said...

Oh, nice! I esp. like how you did the ribbon! TFS!

Ann said...

Beautiful card! I LOVE that tree!!

AliceKay said...

Operation Write Home is a great project. Love your card. It will make some service man or woman feel pretty special.

Gayle Wheeler said...

Great card Jeannie. Love that tree!

Sue D said...

Love the tree and the papers and the ribbon treatment!

Nancy Keller said...

Awesome!!!i love your card! Your blog is cracking me up! Will you be my new BFF? :) thanks for joining us for the hop!!!

Hushgirl said...

Great card! The combination of the pattern on the background paper and the brads in the corners of the tree panel remind me of a french memo-board.

AllisonG said...

Lovely card - love the papers and the image!